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aggregate

 [ag´rĕ-gat]
individuals, families, or other groupings who are associated because of similar social, personal, health care, or other needs or interests.

ag·gre·gate

(ag'rĕ-gāt),
1. To unite or come together in a mass or cluster.
2. The total of individual units making up a mass or cluster.
[L. ag-grego, pp. -atus, to add to, fr. grex (greg-), a flock]

aggregate

/ag·gre·gate/
1. (ag´rĕ-gāt) to crowd or cluster together.
2. (ag´rĕ-git) crowded or clustered together.
3. (ag´rĕ-git) a mass or assemblage.

aggregate

[ag′rəgāt]
Etymology: L, ad + gregare, to gather together
1 the total of a group of substances or components making up a mass or complex. Data on individual patients can be aggregated to allow conclusions about the patient population to be made.
2 See aggregation.

Aggregate

Epidemiology A group of persons who share one or more traits or characteristics without necessarily having had any direct social connection.
Examples All female doctors; all European cities with populations over 20,000; all coal miners.
Zoology A group of species within a genus, but not a subgenus; a group of subspecies, often written within brackets.

ag·gre·gate

(ag'rĕ-gāt)
1. To unite or come together in a mass or cluster.
2. The total of individual units making up a mass or cluster.
[L. ag-grego, pp. -atus, to add to, fr. grex (greg-), a flock]
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